Ronald D. Hazen

Ronald D. Hazen, 71, of Erie, died Sunday morning at a hospital in Foley, Alabama. His wife, Marilyn, survives of the home.
Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Erie.


Patricia L. Humble

Patricia L. Humble, 80, of Girard, died at 12:20 a.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in the Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg where she entered on Monday. Pat was born May 25, 1941 in Cherokee, Kansas, a daughter of John Henry and Nettie Louise (Howell) Humble.
Pat attended Myers Grade School for 4 years and Beulah Grade School for 4 years before she graduated from Girard High School.
She worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons for 13 years before working as a sales lady at Sauer’s Department Store in Girard for 16 years. She worked for 10 years in the Girard School cafeteria before retiring in 2006.
Pat was a member of the Beulah Community Church, the Myers Mixers 4-H Club, the Rebekah Lodge for over 33 years, and she volunteered at the Girard Clothes Closet.
She enjoyed playing cards, quilting, sewing, and cooking.
Pat has 2 brothers and their wives, Dale Humble and Patsy and Calvin Humble and Melinda Jo, all of Girard; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Garrett, on June 8, 2021.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Lela Simpson and Pastor Rick Prideaux officiating. Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the Girard Clothes Closet and these may be left at the funeral home 518 W St. John, Box 258, Girard, 66743.
Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com


Robert Allan “Bob” Lyttle

Robert Allan “Bob” Lyttle, 91, Joplin, Missouri, passed away early Monday morning, January 24, 2022, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Missouri. He was born on October 25, 1930, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the son of the late Tom Allan Lyttle and Meddie E. (Harmon) Lyttle. He was a 1948 graduate of Cherryvale High School, Cherryvale, Kansas. He married Shirley Ann Neely on July 15, 1950, in Cherryvale, Kansas. He then graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1955. Bob began his career as a minister in 1952 in Fairland, Oklahoma, until moving in 1962 to pastor First Christian Church in Carthage, Missouri. After retirement, he pastored at Sarcoxie, Missouri and Red Oak II Salem Country Church. He also spent many happy hours helping manage the cafeteria at Ozark Christian College.

Among Bob’s interests and activities were serving as a Trustee for Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri; Trustee for Christ in Youth, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Director and Manager at Cyokamo Christian Church Camp; Member of the 120-man Continuation of the North American Christian Convention; Member of the Planning Committee for Missouri Christian Convention; and Member of the Advisory Council, Christian Church Pension Trust Fund. He was a life-long sports fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Oklahoma Sooners.

Survivors include his daughter, JoAnn Lyttle Draper, Branson West, Missouri; six grandchildren, Robert John Lyttle, Matthew Allen Tanner, Krisda Joy Winder, JaLea Alynne Winder, Allan William Welch, and Joniece Welch Makowski; numerous great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Shirley Ann Lyttle; a son Robert Aaron “Bobby” Lyttle; two daughters, Jan Alea Lyttle Winder and Debra Alane Lyttle Pope; a grandson, Bruce Daniel Winder; two sisters Betty Lou Chidester and Mary Ellen Greer; and a brother John Sidney Lyttle.

Services are pending and will be announced by the Knell Mortuary. The family suggests contributions be made to the Neely-Lyttle-Turner Ozark Christian College Scholarship Fund in care of the Knell Mortuary. Online Condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.


Kathy L. Welch

Joplin, MO- Kathy L. Welch, age 68, a social worker, died Tuesday January 25, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Arrangements are by Midland Cremation Society of Joplin.


Joseph L. Haughawout

Joplin, MO- Joseph L. Haughawout, age 85, a chemical engineer, died Tuesday January 25, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Arrangements are by Midland Cremation Society of Joplin.


Geneva L. Carroll

Golden City, MO- Geneva L. Carroll, age 63, a convenience store manager, died Monday January 24, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Arrangements are by Midland Cremation Society of Joplin.



Harvey Lloyd Peck

Harvey Lloyd Peck, age 95, a resident of Humboldt, Kansas, and a former resident of Utica, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022, at his residence.
Harvey was born the son of Harry Howard Peck and Ada Pearl (Starkey) Peck on January 28, 1926, in Humboldt, Kansas. He attended Humboldt, Kansas, schools. He was a World War II veteran as he entered the Navy in 1944. On April 8, 1950, he married Doris J. Brookshier in Kansas City, Missouri. He continued his service to his country as he served in Korea and Viet Nam. In 1970 he retired from the United States Navy. He and his family were fortunate to have lived in many states. He became a commercial artist after his time in the military.
Harvey is survived by three daughters, Vicki Engels of Humboldt, Kansas, Terri Hamilton, and husband, Gary, of Severy, Kansas and Patricia Ann Chastain, and husband, David, of Lawrence, Kansas; two sons, Lloyd Peck, and wife, Nancy of Friendswood, Texas and William E. Peck of Pittsburg, Kansas; nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and a sister, Delores Krone of Humboldt, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one son, Mike Peck, two brothers, Harold Peck and Harlan Peck and one sister, Mildred Richwine.
Funeral services will be held at the United Methodist Church, Humboldt, Kansas, on Friday, January 28, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. There is no scheduled visitation. Burial will be held at the Utica Cemetery, Utica, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humboldt City Pound or the Humboldt United Methodist Church and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri, 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Countryside Funeral Home, Chanute, Kansas and Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.


Julia Goettel

Julia Goettel, a resident of Miami passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022.

Services are pending with Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami.


Joyce Elfredia Eubanks

Joyce Elfredia Eubanks, 90, a resident of McAlester passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022.
Services were on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Dawson Freewill Baptist Church in Tulsa.
Burial followed at the Floral Haven Cemetery on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM.
Services were placed under the direction of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami.